Travellers sit as they wait to embark at the Changi Airport in Singapore in March. Photo: Reuters
Travellers sit as they wait to embark at the Changi Airport in Singapore in March. Photo: Reuters
Singapore

Coronavirus: Singapore citizens dashing to apply for passports as borders reopen

  • The number of passport applications has spiked to more than 7,000 a day, peaking at 14,000 – that compares with about 2,000 a day before the pandemic
  • The average wait for processing now is at least six weeks from the application time according to Singapore’s Immigration & Checkpoints Authority

Travellers sit as they wait to embark at the Changi Airport in Singapore in March. Photo: Reuters
Travellers sit as they wait to embark at the Changi Airport in Singapore in March. Photo: Reuters
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